Category Archives: Stories

“Describe a barn…”

I always find the criticism of war literature on friend and colleague Peter Molin’s blog Time Now thought-provoking, and one of his posts this week challenged me to some personal reflection. A subsequent e-mail exchange provoked me into writing about … Continue reading

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The Water Is Off in the Fountain. Don’t Let the Lights Go Out, Too.

Friends who are veterans (and family members): I had an email yesterday from the Women’s Memorial Foundation, which is in immediate and serious danger of closing. The Foundation has been forced to cut staff, and when I visited the Memorial … Continue reading

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